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Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter A great night in Scarborough-Centre as my friend and colleague Mazhar Shafiq wins the provincial Liberal Nomination… https://t.co/9oH7efbDRI

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great questions and feedback at our 2018 Pre-Budget Consultation today, hosted by @marcomendicino. Thank you to eve… https://t.co/Tut252EPId

Posted on Twitter Another wonderful evening at Canadian Tamil Congress’ (@ctconline) 11th Annual Gala Dinner. https://t.co/flzIdClF5h

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Lose your keys on Millwood? Here's a late photo/video mix MP Rob Oliphant had Premier Wynne at his side (and two gentlemen) for pictures at his New Year's levee Saturday at the Toronto Botanical Gardens on Lawrence Ave. Nice. But seriously, did you lose your keys on Millwood Rd. between Cleveland St. and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to everyone who came to Toronto Botanical Garden today and made our New Year's Levee such a tremendous su… https://t.co/KWyZL0Yuox

This week

Posted on Twitter Join me and the Hon. @Kathleen_Wynne TOMORROW at the Toronto Botanical Garden! Details below. All Don Valley West… https://t.co/IoUb2ndT7n

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Met with strong, articulate and talented women parliamentarians in Khartoum, Sudan today. Sen. Andreychuk and I are… https://t.co/AxJaQBTf1E

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, entitled “Building an ...

Voted Yes on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Rosalie is a caregiver living, working, and helping in Don Valley West. In 2014, needing surgery, she applied for permanent residency, which would have ...

Spoke in the House on Finland Mr. Speaker, today, as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, we reflect on the rich relationship Canada has with Finland ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Trudeau strayed too far from historic wrongs in LGBT apology: Tory MPs Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer shakes hands with Liberal MP Rob Oliphant (right) after Scheer's speech following a formal apology to individuals harmed by federal legislation, policies, and practices that led to the oppression of and discrimination ...

Spoke in the House on LGBTQ2 Canadians Mr. Speaker, yesterday we were witnesses to the historic apology made by the Prime Minister to LGBTQ2 Canadians who have been wronged by federal legislation, policies, ...

Mentioned by Malay Mail Online Canada apologises for government's gay 'witch hunt' Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hugs Liberal MP Rob Oliphant after delivering an apology to members of the LGBT community in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 28, 2017. — Reuters pic OTTAWA, Nov 29 — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada After LGBTQ2 Apology, NDP Presses Trudeau To Scrap Blood Ban For Gay Men Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hugs Liberal MP Rob Oliphant as MP Randy Boissonnault wipes a tear after making a formal apology in the House of Commons to individuals harmed by federal policies that led to discrimination against LGBTQ2 people in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I listened closely to the member's dissertation, and I have several concerns. First, this gives me an opportunity to say that I have enjoyed ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants I'm afraid that's the end of your time. I just want to clarify to the committee what I said about the request for information. This committee ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in Mubi Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my deepest condolences to the people of Nigeria following the terrible attack yesterday in the Mubi, Adamawa state. Nigeria ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Calgary Nose Hill for her question and also for her commitment and her work for the ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada announces support for projects on concussion management and awareness Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament, announced funding towards two new concussion projects: the SCHOOLFirst project and PACE mobile app. These projects build on the ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star MPs calling on federal government to boost protection of Canadian civil liberties The MPs say the law enforcement and intelligence gathering functions “have become blurred,” in the words of committee chair Rob Oliphant. “They should never act in violation of the Charter, there should be no exceptions to that, especially by ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Good afternoon. I'm very happy to call to order the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security's 49th meeting in this Parliament and to welcome ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Good afternoon. I call to order the 46th meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security for the consideration of Bill C-22, An ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 You, as members of this committee, have the chance to do the same thing we are modelling for you today, which is to work collaboratively to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will begin the presentation. Thank you, Mr. Chair and all the members of the committee, for this opportunity to appear before ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thank you, Deputy. I hope you see our committee as effective, and now magnanimous as well. I don't want the committee to move for a minute. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework I'm rusty at this. It's kind of fun. Thank you for your work, and because Mr. Karanicolas is here, I want to spend a bit of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Good evening. Welcome to the 38th meeting of the Standing Committee of Public Safety and National Security of the 42nd Parliament. I want to welcome members ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day